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NOAA Coastal Inundation Mapping Course

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
9:00am – 4:30pm

Avery Point Campus
Marine Sciences Building Room 104 (GIS Lab)

NOAA Coastal Inundation Mapping Course

Developed and delivered by the NOAA Office for Coastal Management. Offered through UConn CLEAR's Geospatial Training Program. August 17-18, 2016 University of Connecticut Avery Point Campus, Groton, CT This course offers a combination of lectures and hands-on exercises designed to give participants a better understanding of coastal inundation issues and mapping methods using GIS. Topics include the different types of coastal inundation, elevation datasets and datums, mapping fundamentals, spatial methodologies used to map flood areas in a coastal environment, and the applications and limitations of various types of inundation products.


This two-day instructor-led course, targeted at certified floodplain managers, National Weather Service personnel, and county, state, and municipal officials (including planners, emergency managers, and coastal resource managers), teaches participants about coastal inundation issues and spatial techniques for mapping inundation.

This workshop will be held in a computer lab at the UConn Avery Point campus. Participants do not need to bring their own laptop.


Cary Chadwick, 860-345-5216

Middlesex County (primary), Avery Point Campus, College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, Extension, UConn Master Calendar

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